University of Michigan
News for Faculty and Staff

March 25, 2018


November 6, 2013

Rogels’ $50M gift to shape medical education, Chinese studies

A $50 million gift from Richard and Susan Rogel will support Medical School scholarships, the Center for Chinese Studies and future university initiatives. Richard Rogel also will take a leadership role in the Victors for Michigan campaign.

November 5, 2013

U-M professor co-authors landmark dictionary about Buddhism

Donald Lopez, the Arthur E. Link Distinguished University Professor of Buddhist and Tibetan Studies, has spent the past 12 years compiling the most authoritative and wide-ranging reference on Buddhism ever produced in English.

November 5, 2013

U-M initiatives facilitate financial literacy among students

The university is taking multiple steps to put the issue of student financial literacy front and center through a variety of initiatives, including a mini-course through LSA, a debt-awareness initiative and a partnership with the National Endowment for Financial Education.

November 4, 2013

Upjohn gift to help preserve heirloom peony collection

A $500,000 gift from the granddaughter of U-M alumnus Dr. William E. Upjohn to Matthaei Botanical Gardens & Nichols Arboretum will help restore and protect the largest collection of heirloom peonies in North America.

November 4, 2013

U-M aims to offer entrepreneurial education to all undergrads

In an effort to offer formal entrepreneurship education to all U-M undergraduates within the next two years, Provost Martha Pollack has appointed Thomas Zurbuchen, an engineering professor with a proven entrepreneurial track record, as senior counselor for entrepreneurial education.

November 4, 2013

Victors for Michigan launch to draw U-M community, public

The public phase of the university’s Victors for Michigan campaign opens Friday as the university community and the public are invited to a series of communitywide events at Ingalls Mall and Hill Auditorium starting at 5 p.m.

November 4, 2013

Global experiences come alive in storytelling event

Global experiences can be poignant, funny, uplifting and sometimes unsettling. Faculty, staff and students will share their stories of those experiences Thursday at the second “Lost in Translation” event.